Hamblen County, TN

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2022 Population
64,531
0.541% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marsha Blackburn
Republican Party
US Senator
Bill Hagerty
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
41.2
0.733% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
17.1%
0.0724% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$49,656
9.68% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$166,300
15.6% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
27,038
0.133% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Hamblen County, TN had a population of 64.5k people with a median age of 41.2 and a median household income of $49,656. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Hamblen County, TN grew from 64,184 to 64,531, a 0.541% increase and its median household income grew from $45,275 to $49,656, a 9.68% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hamblen County, TN are White (Non-Hispanic) (80.3%), White (Hispanic) (5.32%), Two+ (Hispanic) (4.21%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.05%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.62%).

None of the households in Hamblen County, TN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

95.1% of the residents in Hamblen County, TN are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Hamblen County, TN are Walters State Community College (222062) (1,249 degrees awarded in 2022) and Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Morristown (424 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Hamblen County, TN was $166,300, and the homeownership rate was 67.2%.

Most people in Hamblen County, TN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Hamblen County, TN was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Hamblen County, TN is home to a population of 64.5k people, from which 95.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 6.14% of Hamblen County, TN residents were born outside of the country (3.96k people).

In 2022, there were 15.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (51.8k people) in Hamblen County, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.44k White (Hispanic) and 2.72k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

95.1%
2022 Citizenship
95.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95.1% of Hamblen County, TN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Hamblen County, TN was 95.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Hamblen County, TN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    51.8k ± 175
  2. White (Hispanic)
    3.44k ± 738
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    2.72k ± 731
12.3%
Hispanic Population
7.93k people

In 2022, there were 15.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (51.8k people) in Hamblen County, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.44k White (Hispanic) and 2.72k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

12.3% of the people in Hamblen County, TN are hispanic (7.93k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Hamblen County, TN as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    84,446 ± 7,091 people
  2. India
    23,758 ± 3,778 people
  3. Guatemala
    22,245 ± 3,656 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Tennessee was Mexico, the natal country of 84,446 Tennessee residents, followed by India with 23,758 and Guatemala with 22,245.

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Foreign-Born Population

6.14%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
3.96k people
5.94%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
3.81k people

As of 2022, 6.14% of Hamblen County, TN residents (3.96k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Hamblen County, TN was 5.94%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,302 ± 258
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    683 ± 263
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    384 ± 127

Hamblen County, TN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.91 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Hamblen County, TN employs 27k people. The largest industries in Hamblen County, TN are Manufacturing (6,437 people), Retail Trade (3,847 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,962 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($131,019), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($130,417), and Utilities ($67,250).

Males in Tennessee have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $53,544. The income inequality in Tennessee (measured using the Gini index) is 0.462, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

27k
2022 Value
± 1,559
−0.133%
1 Year decline
± 8.02%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Hamblen County, TN declined at a rate of −0.133%, from 27.1k employees to 27k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hamblen County, TN, are Production Occupations (3,616 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,265 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (3,211 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hamblen County, TN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

27k
2022 Value
± 1,559
−0.133%
1 Year decline
± 8.02%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Hamblen County, TN declined at a rate of −0.133%, from 27.1k employees to 27k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hamblen County, TN, are Manufacturing (6,437 people), Retail Trade (3,847 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,962 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hamblen County, TN, though some of these residents may live in Hamblen County, TN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$44,265
Median earning men ± $2,735
$29,607
Median earning women ± $1,571

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($130,417), Other Services Except Public Administration ($65,052), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($64,375).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($44,891), Manufacturing ($36,342), and Wholesale Trade ($35,923).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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3.15%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 3.29M people employed in Tennessee. This represents a 3.15% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.8%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Tennessee.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 617
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 373
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 366
    Manufacturing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Hamblen County, TN went to Donald J. Trump with 76.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (22.3%), followed by Other (1.3%).

Marsha Blackburn and Bill Hagerty are the senators currently representing the state of Tennessee. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Tennessee is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Tennessee

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Marsha Blackburn
Senator from Tennessee1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019
Bill Hagerty
Senator from Tennessee2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Marsha Blackburn and Bill Hagerty are the senators currently representing Tennessee.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Tennessee

Tennessee is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Tennessee have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Hamblen County, TN awarded 1,673 degrees. The student population of Hamblen County, TN in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 2,599 male students and 3,737 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Hamblen County, TN are White (1,460 and 87.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (102 and 6.12%), Two or More Races (46 and 2.76%), and Black or African American (41 and 2.46%).

The largest universities in Hamblen County, TN by number of degrees awarded are Walters State Community College (222062) (1,249 and 74.7%) and Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Morristown (424 and 25.3%).

The most popular majors in Hamblen County, TN are Liberal Arts & Sciences (622 and 37.2%), Criminal Justice - Police Science (153 and 9.15%), and Registered Nursing (98 and 5.86%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 6,336 students enrolled in Hamblen County, TN, 41% men and 59% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 5,391 records, of which 59.3% were women and 40.7% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 622 degrees awarded
  2. 98 degrees awarded
  3. 57 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Hamblen County, TN was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 622 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Hamblen County, TN according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,249 degrees awarded
  2. 424 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Walters State Community College (222062) with 1,249 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 803 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Hamblen County, TN, which is 0.923 times less than the 870 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,460 degrees mean that there were 14.3 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 102 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($4,104) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($295) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,450) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.806% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.744% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.75M), Some college (1.2M), and Bachelors Degree (956k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Hamblen County, TN was $166,300 in 2022, which is 0.59 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $143,800 to $166,300, a 15.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Hamblen County, TN is 67.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Hamblen County, TN have an average commute time of 21.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Hamblen County, TN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Hamblen County, TN is $49,656. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Hamblen County, TN was Census Tract 1011 with a value of $85,393, followed by Census Tract 1009 and Census Tract 1007, with respective values of $72,760 and $62,933.

In 2022, 14.2% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Hamblen County, TN. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 2.04%.

Property

$166,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,283
$16,946
Median Property Taxes
±$1,104

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Hamblen County, TN the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

67.2%
Homeownership
2022
68%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 67.2% of the housing units in Hamblen County, TN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 67.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 1011
  2. Census Tract 1009
  3. Census Tract 1007

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Hamblen County, TN was Census Tract 1011 with a value of $85,393, followed by Census Tract 1009 and Census Tract 1007, with respective values of $72,760 and $62,933.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Hamblen County, TN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$49,656
Median Household Income
± $3,139
25.2k
Number of Households
± 1,430

In 2022, the median household income of the 25.2k households in Hamblen County, TN grew to $49,656 from the previous year's value of $45,275.

The following chart displays the households in Hamblen County, TN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Hamblen County, TN is from Tennessee.
0.462
2022 Wage GINI in Tennessee
0.463
2021 Wage GINI in Tennessee

In 2022, the income inequality in Tennessee was 0.462 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.289% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Tennessee was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Tennessee in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (85.8%)
  2. Carpooled (7.95%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.18%)

In 2022, 85.8% of workers in Hamblen County, TN drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.95%) and those who worked at home (4.18%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

21.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hamblen County, TN have a shorter commute time (21.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.66% of the workforce in Hamblen County, TN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Hamblen County, TN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Hamblen County, TN have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 14.2% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Hamblen County, TN. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 2.04%.

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Poverty & Diversity

17.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hamblen County, TN (10.9k out of 63.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 25 - 34, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Hamblen County, TN is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 21.1% of the children was living in poverty in Hamblen County, TN. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 11.2%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 476 in Hamblen County, TN. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 61.2 per 100,000 population.

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Health

86.7% of the population of Hamblen County, TN has health coverage, with 34.5% on employee plans, 21.6% on Medicaid, 16.3% on Medicare, 11.9% on non-group plans, and 2.27% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Hamblen County, TN see 1755 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.3% increase from the previous year (1699 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1514 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 543 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.3% were men and 52.7% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,755 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Hamblen County, TN

Primary care physicians in Hamblen County, TN see an average of 1,755 patients per year. This represents a 3.3% increase from the previous year (1,699 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Hamblen County, TN in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.5% under 18 years, 18.8% between 18 and 34 years, 38.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 18% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.3% were men and 52.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

13.3%
Uninsured
34.5%
Employer Coverage
21.6%
Medicaid
16.3%
Medicare
11.9%
Non-Group
2.27%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hamblen County, TN grew by 10% from 12.1% to 13.3%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 53.6 in Hamblen County, TN.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 37.6% in Hamblen County, TN.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 15.6% in Hamblen County, TN.

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